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This Design Student Built A Gun That Weaponizes Tears

Yi-Fei Chen turned her frustrations into a literal weapon.<p>Ask any parent, any spouse, or any histrionic teenager, and they’ll tell you: Tears can be used as weapons. Until now, though, those weapons were figurative, wounding the heart of onlookers without actually damaging the flesh.<p>Fuck that …

This New Drawing App Shows How Digital Software Will Save Sketching, Not Destroy It

Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as …

Beyoncé’s 35th Birthday Was Basically a National Holiday

The multi-day celebration was positively presidential.<p><b>Beyoncé</b> turned 35 on Sunday, September 4, 2016. And while the Monday holiday that many Americans enjoyed on the 5th has nothing to do with that auspicious occasion, it <i>may</i> only be a matter of time before Labor Day becomes Beyoncé day. Fresh off …

15 Michael Phelps Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Your Best Self

Who couldn't use a bit of inspiration from someone who has won more Olympic medals than anyone else?<p>It's no secret that swimmer Michael Phelps is an Olympic phenomenon. The winner of (at last count) 25 gold medals, 2 silver, and 2 bronze, Phelps has dominated the Olympics since the 2004 Athens …

Adorable Portraits of Rescued Baby Sloths

Photographer and conservationist Sam Trull originally moved to Costa Rica to study primates… then she met her first sloth. It was <i>Slothlove</i> at first …

Costa Rica

Leonardo DiCaprio ordered to testify in Wolf of Wall Street defamation case

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be required to testify in a case alleging his 2013 film, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, defamed a former Wall Street executive …

Wall Street

26 Times Squidward Summed Up What It's Like To Be Depressed

Tell me to ~just cheer up~ one more time.

Depression

Denmark's 'Martyr Museum' Places Socrates And Suicide Bombers Side-By-Side

Who, exactly, is a martyr? That seemingly simple question is behind a controversial new exhibit by artists in Denmark that's ignited a fierce debate.<p>Even before the May 26 opening of the exhibit, called the Martyr Museum, critics claimed it endorsed terrorism and Denmark's culture minister, Bertel …

Banksy in New York pictures - Telegraph

The final piece of Banksy's month-long residency was the fittingly playful "Inflatable Throw-Up". As the audio guide that accompanies the image on his website says, it is "a sideways take on the ubiquitous spray-painted bubble lettering – that actually floats". Whether this "homage of sorts" is …

Silent Kingdom

As a child, I dreamt about what lies beneath its surface. I imagined what it would look like if, suddenly, all water would disappear for a while, while all the animals and living creatures remained in place, suspended in time, so I could walk along them and observe them all. Through this images, I …

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

<b>January</b><p>Let’s face it: January’s notoriously bad for movies. Maybe curl up with a book instead?<p><b>February</b><p>Feb. 5: <i>Hail Caesar!</i><p>The Coen brothers’ next …

The BBC designed a fun quiz inspired by psychologists to test how dark your personality is — and you can take it now

Although the quiz was designed "solely for entertainment," it still offers an interesting (if unscientific) glimpse into your personality.<p>The BBC designed the quiz, which was inspired by questionnaires developed by psychologists Delroy Paulhus and Daniel Jones.<p>Psychologists have defined a "dark …

Pop Culture Locations Turned Illustrations

If you've ever wanted to see an artist's interpretation of famous TV locations, look no further than Tim Doyle's new works for Spoke Art Gallery. Called “Unreal Estate,” it's places that we all know and love, even though they only exist in our pop culture memory. As Doyle says, “‘Some of us have …

New Help for Babies in Withdrawal and Moms Battling Addiction

U.S. news<p><i>Editor's Note: This is part two of a three-part series from our partners at Reuters.</i><p>CHARLESTON, West Virginia — This story has a chance of ending happily. But it begins last fall in a mangy downtown apartment as Katy Yeager, seven months pregnant, stares at a syringe and the crumpled foil …

15 Times The Try Guys Went A Little Too Far In 2015

It's been quite a year.

DTI Logo

Before I head off to a full day helping my dear husband with his Daff Design booth at the Idle Hands Art, Craft and Vintage Sale where I plan to get …

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.<p>We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.<p>Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" is often measured through tests …

Evocative Photos of Miniature Paper Cuttings Recall Cambodia’s Painful Past

When Cambodian artist Remissa Mak was only seven years old, he fled his home in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, after Khmer Rouge troops occupied the city on April 17, 1975. With the earsplitting sounds of gunshots still ringing in their ears, Mak and his family joined the crowds of people chased …

Russia sends puppy to France in tribute to police dog killed in anti-terror raid

A Russian puppy has big paws to fill.<p>Russia has sent the puppy to France in tribute to the French police dog Diesel who was killed in an anti-terrorism raid after the Paris attacks, Sky News reported Saturday.<p>Diesel’s death prompted an outpouring of grief and Russia hopes the puppy named Dobrynya …

A Refresher Course on the Ups and Downs of LSD

Psychedelic expert Andy Roberts talks about bad trips, set and setting, and how to figure out how strong a tab is.<p>The dark web has done a good job of making previously unavailable drugs very available. It's partly for this reason that, over the past couple of years, LSD has become increasingly …

CBS wouldn't let Colbert show this $170 million painting uncensored

Stephen Colbert is pushing the limits of late night comedy to the furthest possible point. That is to say that he is showing a photograph of the …

Here’s what happened when I tried to paint like Bob Ross

Every Saturday when I was growing up, I gathered my watercolors and paper and painted landscapes along with Bob Ross. Yes, I was that edgy.<p>Today I …

This Video Game Turns CPR Into An Epic Battle For Life

“Do not leave anyone behind. This planet needs every single one of us.”<p>The year is 2174. The nanites that have made Mars hospitable to humans have caused a dangerous storm, wiping out a large base called Tharsis and putting people in danger. Human existence on Mars is already tenuous, and we can’t …

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

October is typically the time of year when people break out the popcorn and settle in for a few scary movies—ones usually involving a scream queen …

Crime

Mental Health: 5 things everyone should know

If a person is not mentally healthy, what good is physical health?<p>Too often it’s a question most people do not take seriously, experts say.<p>This, …

Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers

For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves.<p>On Thursday, UCLA molecular biologist Tuck C. Ngun reported that in …

Microdosing- How This Revolutionary Way of Using Psychedelics Improves Mental and Physical Abilities

Let’s talk about microdosing.<p>Taking sub-perceptual amounts of psychedelics (6-25 microgram LSD, 0.2-0.5 gram dried mushrooms, 50-75 microgram …

Five Strange Things People Have Put Up Their Butts

<b>These five things have actually gotten lost in people’s rectums. Because anal objects = a total thing.</b><p><i>A Buzz Lightyear action figure. What was wrong</i> …